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Veterinary Technician's Manual for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care


Veterinary Technician's Manual for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care


2. Aufl.

von: Christopher L. Norkus

76,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 13.09.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9781119179122
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 632

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Veterinary Technician's Manual for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Second Edition provides an in-depth and cutting-edge, yet easy-to-navigate, reference on emergency and critical care for veterinary paraprofessionals of all skill levels. Provides a comprehensive reference on emergency and critical care medicine for veterinary technicians of all skill levels, and veterinary assistants. Veterinary Technician's Manual for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Second Edition provides an in-depth and cutting-edge, yet easy-to-navigate, reference on emergency and critical care for veterinary paraprofessionals of all skill levels. Written by leading veterinary technician specialists (VTS) in emergency and critical care Completely revised and substantially updated, with new emphases on anatomy, physiology, nursing skills, and evidence based medicine Features five new chapters covering mechanical ventilation, pain management, renal replacement therapy, nursing skills and procedures, and life as an emergency veterinary technician, including topics such as salary, compassion fatigue, and scheduling Includes access to a companion website with chapter review questions and the images from the book for download in PowerPoint
Contributors xiForeword xiiiHarold Davis Preface xv Acknowledgment xvii About the Companion Website xix Section 1 Initial Patient Management 1 Triage and Initial Assessment of the Emergency Patient 3Amy L. Newfield 2 Shock and Initial Stabilization 17Jacklyn M. Arenth and Christopher L. Norkus 3 Venous Access 35Kara B. Trent 4 Monitoring the Critical Patient 45Trish A. Farry and Christopher L. Norkus 5 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 65Brandy L. Helewa and Liz F. Hughston Section 2 Specific Organ System Disorders 6 Cardiovascular Emergencies 87Christopher L. Norkus 7 Respiratory Emergencies 111Dana J. Heath, Lori B. Atkins, and Christopher L. Norkus 8 Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary, and Pancreatic Emergencies 133Amy B. Campbell and Christopher L. Norkus 9 Urogenital Emergencies 159Andrea M. Steele 10 Endocrine and Metabolic Emergencies 175Angela J. Thorp 11 Hemolymphatic, Immunological, and Oncology Emergencies 191April J. Bays and Kelly M. Foltz 12 Neurological Emergencies 223Sally R. Powell and Christopher L. Norkus 13 Integumentary and Musculoskeletal Emergencies 239Nicholas L. Rivituso 14 Environmental Emergencies 257Nicholas L. Rivituso 15 Reproductive Emergencies 271Jaime M. Maher 16 Ocular Emergencies 283Jonathan A. Esmond 17 Toxicological Emergencies 295Christopher L. Norkus Section 3 Select Emergency/Critical Care Topics and Therapies 18 Critical Care Pharmacology 317David J. Liss and Christopher L. Norkus 19 Exotic Pet Emergencies 361Heather E. Darbo?McClellan 20 Fluid Therapy, Electrolyte Abnormalities, and Acid–Base Disorders 385David J. Liss and Christopher L. Norkus 21 Mechanical Ventilation 417Kenichiro Yagi 22 Emergency and Critical Care Anesthesia 439Jennifer K. Sager and Christopher L. Norkus 23 Pain Management for the Emergency and Critical Care Patient 479Alison J. Gottlieb 24 Transfusion Medicine 505Kenichiro Yagi and Lindan A. Spromberg 25 Nutrition for the Critically Ill 531Ann E. Wortinger 26 Renal Replacement Therapy 545Emily?Ione I.Kinney 27 Caring for the Caregivers 555Louise M. O’Dwyer and Christopher L. Norkus 28 Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Nursing Skills 563Shannon R. Babyak and Jeffrey B. Backus Appendices 591 Index 597
THE EDITOR CHRISTOPHER L. NORKUS, BS, CVT, VTS (ECC), VTS (AA), DVM, DACVAA, CVPP, is a staff anesthesiologist and emergency and critical care fellow at Allegheny Veterinary Emergency Trauma and Specialty (AVETS) in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, USA.
Veterinary Technician's Manual for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Second Edition provides an in-depth and cutting-edge, yet easy-to-navigate, reference on emergency and critical care for veterinary paraprofessionals of all skill levels. Focusing on dogs and cats, with a chapter covering special considerations for exotic pet and avian emergencies, the book contains the most common emergency and critical topics the veterinary technician needs to know. New chapters cover mechanical ventilation, pain management, renal replacement therapy, nursing skills and procedures, and life as an emergency veterinary technician. A companion website offers chapter review questions and high-quality images. The book begins with information on initial patient assessment and triage, and then goes on to cover shock and initial stabilization, venous access, monitoring the critical patient, and cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation. A section on specific conditions such as cardiovascular and respiratory emergencies is organized by system, with a final section highlighting select topics like anesthesia, nutrition, transfusion medicine, and critical care pharmacology. Written by leading veterinary technician specialists (VTS) in emergency and critical care Completely revised and substantially updated, with new emphases on anatomy, physiology, nursing skills, and evidence based medicine Features five new chapters covering mechanical ventilation, pain management, renal replacement therapy, nursing skills and procedures, and life as an emergency veterinary technician, including topics such as salary, compassion fatigue, and scheduling Includes access to a companion website with chapter review questions and dozens of new images Veterinary Technician's Manual for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Second Edition is an essential emergency and critical care resource for veterinary technicians and assistants, veterinary technician specialists, and veterinary technician students.

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